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George Bancroft

George Bancroft was an American historian and statesman who was prominent in promoting secondary education both in his home state, at the national and international level. During his tenure as U.S. Secretary of the Navy, he established the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis in 1845. He was a senior American diplomat in Europe. Among his best-known writings is the magisterial series, History of the United States, from the Discovery of the American... Read More

BornOctober 3, 1800
Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.
DiedJanuary 17, 1891 (aged 90)
Washington, D.C., U.S.

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United States -- History Revolution, 1775-1783
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